Maria Doherty, who only joined the company last week,  entered with the syndicate with work colleagues from the insurance services team at Forward Emphasis a customer services centre based in Malinhead , Co Donegal who won the jackpot.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Several of the Donegal Lotto syndicate winners thought they were being “wound-up” when they were told they had scooped €4.8 million last Wednesday.Cel(...)

The National Lottery jackpot of €4,871,046 was won tonight by a winning ticket which was sold in the North West.

There may be champagne corks popped in the North West of the country tonight. The National Lottery jackpot of €4,871,046 was won tonight by a Lotto(...)

The building at 12A Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, has been restored and refurbished to a high standard while retaining many of its original features

A city-centre period building hits the market this week at €1.2 million.CBRE is handling the sale of 12A Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, which is adja(...)

 Alex Kovach:  it is understood his post was axed under a restructuring of the group. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The man who spearheaded the acquisition of the Irish lottery for the owners of UK operator Camelot is to part ways with the company. Alex Kovac(...)

RGData’s director-general Tara Buckley said: “Retailers look forward to working with PLI but, as with any process of change, there are concerns about the impact of the new ownership structure.”

Retailers are unhappy with assurances from the National Lottery that the impending switchover to a new system will not involve additional costs or a d(...)

John Gallagher from Co Donegal in the National Lottery winners’ room celebrating a €41,096 EuroMillions win last November. Photograph: Mac Innes

You may dream of it, but what really happens when you win the lottery? A team of advisers at National Lottery headquarters says the first thing you s(...)

EuroMillions winner Dolores McNamara, from Limerick,  after  she was  presented with her cheque for  more than  €115 million. Photograph: Frank Miller/The irish Times

If you live in Louth, Dublin or Donegal, the number of lottery millionaires in your midst is four times that of Kilkenny, according to analysis of (...)

People queing to play the Lotto in the St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke.

More than half the population played National Lottery games on a regular basis last year, but in reality there is almost no probability of winning big(...)

 Dr James Reilly  approved 17 projects for payment that had not been recommended by officials. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Counties Westmeath and Longford fared worst in the distribution of National Lottery funding from the Department of Health when James Reilly was minis(...)

Former minister for health James Reilly: his spokesman said he had moved to correct a “historical underfunding” in Dublin North. Photograph: Frank Miller

Former minister for health James Reilly awarded National Lottery grants totalling almost €500,000 to projects in his north Dublin constituency over a(...)